February 24, 2024

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Housebuilder invests over £9 million in Gloucestershire community

A housebuilder building new homes in Gloucestershire is making financial contributions of over £9 million towards improving facilities and infrastructure across the county.

Five-star builder Bellway Wales currently has eight housing developments under construction in Gloucestershire. Four of these are in the Gloucester area – in Brockworth, Churchdown, Hunts Grove and Highnam – while the other three are in Tutshill, Newent, and Lydney in the Forest of Dean, and in Charfield in South Gloucestershire.

The new homes at two further developments in the Gloucester area, in Brockworth and Hardwicke, have all been completed and sold.

As part of the planning agreements for these ten developments, Bellway has made significant investment in the local area.
In Churchdown, where 465 new homes are being provided at Pirton Fields, more than £6.1 million is being contributed towards local facilities, with nearly £5 million towards education – comprising £2.7 million towards primary education, £1.7 million for additional secondary school facilities at Chosen Hill School and more than £500,000 towards pre-school places.

In Brockworth, Bellway has provided £1.2 million as part of its Cotswold Chase development and a further £42,000 as part of Millbrook Grove, while in Hardwicke, £540,000 has been invested as part of Hardwicke Grange. In Highnam, where all the homes at Lassington Reach have now been sold, £435,000 is going towards community facilities.

Elsewhere across the county, more than £640,000 is being invested in Charfield as part of St James Mews. Bellway’s Manor Chase development has brought investment of £166,000 in Tutshill near Chepstow and Picklenash Grove in Newent has provided contributions totalling £117,000.

Sales Director for Bellway Wales, Billie Oaten, said: “The financial contributions we are making as part of our Gloucestershire developments represent a major investment towards local education, healthcare and road improvements.

“These contributions will benefit families moving to our homes in Gloucestershire, and existing residents who already live in the county.

“We have a longstanding commitment to Gloucestershire and are proud to be delivering much-needed new homes and investment around Gloucester and the county, and we look forward to continuing to help enhance the areas which surround our new homes.”

Bellway has a five-star rating with the Home Builders Federation (HBF), which means more than nine out of ten customers said that they would recommend the housebuilder to a friend in the HBF’s National New Homes Customer Satisfaction Survey.

For more information on the new homes Bellway is building in Gloucestershire, visit bellway.co.uk.